As part of the official languages in education program (OLE), two scholarships of $ 1,250 each were awarded to Gabrielle DeLuca and Alima Layale Bamba, six scholarships of $ 1,000 each were awarded to G. Kevin Yves Zongo, Luc Belliveau Diego Ritchie, Eric Leblanc, Danie Robichaud. Also, Direcsys Inc., awarded two scholarships of $ 1,000 each to Passy Gregor Nel and Gabriel Sonier. These students have been enrolled in the operations management program at the Faculty of Administration for a year or more. The main criterion used by a committee from the department to provide these scholarships is academic achievement.
Asked about the purpose of these grants, Professor Salem Y. Lakhal, president of the educational committee in operations management and the fund manager for the OLE program for GOP, said that “in addition to the scholarship from the OLE program which is in its third year, this year we have once again, two other awards from Direcsys Inc. ( https://direcsys.com ) that assists companies in the field of performance improvement. The purpose of the scholarship is to enable students to do their studies in French in the field of operations management and supply chain, an evolving field in terms of its importance for achieving a level of competence enabling companies to target the global markets.”
As for the expected impact of these scholarships, Claude Desrochers, Director of Administration Department said: “I thank Direcsys Inc, for its involvement with the university. These scholarships are already attracting excellent students to a study program which is based on quantitative methods. ”
Asked about the reason for his involvement in the scholarship program, Marc-André Alary – Project Manager / Partner at Direcsys said: It is important for our company, which helps companies improve their performance, to be involved in the training of students enrolled in the operations management program.